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Rural ED Pro Grant Applications Open

Applications are open now for the Rural Idaho Economic Development Professional Grant Program.

The intent of the Rural Idaho Economic Development Professional Grant Program is to build economic development capacity in rural Idaho.  To accomplish this, state funds are appropriated to help rural areas employ...

  • Rural ED Pro Grant Applications OpenMay 11, 2022

    Applications are open now for the Rural Idaho Economic Development Professional Grant Program. The intent of the Rural Idaho Economic Development Professional Grant Program is to build economic development capacity...

  • Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Rural PlaybookApril 19, 2022

    Last week, the executive branch of the federal government launched a webpage to help rural communities understand and access the various programs associated with the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. The Bipartisan...

  • Have you Used the Employee Retention Tax Credit yet?May 20, 2022

    According to the IRS,  approximately 70% – 80% of small and medium businesses (as well as tens of thousands of charities) could be eligible to take advantage of the Employee...

  • Community Development Week: Challis Fire StationApril 15, 2022

    It’s our final post for Community Development Week! The North Custer Rural Fire District CDBG project consisted of the construction of a new fire station facility. The previous facility was...

  • Community Development Week: City of FruitlandApril 14, 2022

    This CDBG job creation project was recently completed in the city of Fruitland. The project consisted of construction of new street (NW 7th Street) east of Highway 95 in Fruitland,...

  • Community Development Week: City of Spirit LakeApril 13, 2022

    The City of Spirit Lake recently finished the construction of a 500,000-gallon water storage reservoir, funded in part by a CDBG grant. The water project will create a large enough...

  • Community Development Week: City of MaladApril 12, 2022

    The City of Malad recently completed a splash pad project thanks in part to funding from a CDBG grant awarded by Idaho Commerce. Funds went towards the construction of the...